Tag: India

Indian boy electrocuted after climbing train engine for selfie

A 16-year-old Indian boy was electrocuted after climbing train engine to take a selfie in the central state of Madhya Pradesh. Police said on Friday that the teenager died after he came in contact with high-tension electricity wire. The boy was said to have climbed a stationary railway engine on[Read More…]

COVID-19: Federal Government removes India from list of restricted countries

The Federal Government has lifted the ban placed on flights coming into the country from India. This was disclosed by the Chairman, Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, via a new travel protocol released on Sunday. The reviewed protocol took effect from September 14, 2021. However, the sanctions placed[Read More…]

Breaking: Nigerian Government bans passengers from Brazil, India, Turkey

The Federal Government has resolved to  deny non-Nigerian passport holders and non-residents who visited Brazil, India or Turkey within 14 days entry into Nigeria. This decision was part of the decisions reached by the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 following increasing cases of COVID-19 and fatalities in parts of the country.[Read More…]

COVID-19: Nigeria may impose travel restrictions on India, Brazil Turkey

The Federal Government has disclosed that it may issue travel restriction within the next two days on inbound flights from India, Brazil and Turkey. This followed the escalation of new variants of COVID-19 virus in those countries, Head, Technical Secretariat of the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19, Dr, Mukhtar[Read More…]

Relief for Indian crypto sector as government rethinks ban

One of the most concerning developments in the global crypto sector was taking place in India over the past few weeks, where there were strong signs that the government was looking to introduce a law that would ban cryptocurrency trading and ownership in the country. This would have been a[Read More…]

Nigeria overtakes India as the world capital for deaths of children under the age of five

Nigeria has overtaken India as the world capital for deaths of children under the age of five. According to the 2020 mortality estimates released by the United Nations Children’s Fund, Nigeria recorded 209,000 neonatal deaths in 1990– a 61,000 increase compared to 270,000 deaths in 2019. The figures for number[Read More…]

Persecution of Muslims in China and India Reveals Important Facts About Religion and Geopolitics

India, China and Myanmar are three Asian countries currently engrossed in carrying out physical and cultural genocides on their Muslim populations. While the plight of Rohingya Muslims and Uighur Muslims is well known, the recent introduction of a new law expressly aimed at dispossessing Muslims of Indian citizenship has alerted[Read More…]

In February, Nigeria Overtakes India As Country With Most Poor People In The World

Amani Amos with his wife and five children in their one-bedroom flat in Lagos, Nigeria. The country’s population is growing faster than its economy, meaning poverty is likely to increase © AFP   An estimated 47m people, almost equivalent to the population of Colombia, are likely to escape extreme poverty[Read More…]

Minister Ibe Kachikwu Begs India To Pay Nigeria $15bn Oil Advance

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, has negotiated a 15- billion dollar investment with Indian Government for the oil and gas sector. A statement signed by Mr Idang Alibi, Director, Press Ministry of Petroleum Resources, in Abuja on Monday, stated that the negotiations were part of[Read More…]

Three Lions Arrested And “Sentenced” To Lifetime Captivity In Gujarat, India

Indian officials have “sentenced” three lions to a lifetime of captivity after tests showed they were man eaters. Eighteen lions in Gujarat state’s Gir sanctuary were “arrested” after three people were killed in attacks, BBC news reports.. Human remains were found in the excrement of one adult male and two[Read More…]